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Rear Adm. Eric Ver Hage visits NSWC Dahlgren Division

By NSWCDD Corporate Communications | April 26, 2019

DAHLGREN, Va. (April 17, 2019) – Rear Adm. Eric Ver Hage – commander of the Naval Sea System Command (NAVSEA) Warfare Centers – discusses high energy laser testing with Dr. Chris Lloyd, High Energy Laser Lethality lead at Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD). Lloyd emphasized that lethality lab efforts – including rigorous modeling and testing against target materials to ensure high energy laser systems meet warfighter requirements – are growing while keeping pace with an increased demand signal for fielded high energy laser weapons. Meanwhile, Lloyd’s team is coordinating and collaborating with organizations throughout the Department of Defense and elsewhere to accomplish common goals. Pictured at the NSWCDD Laser Lethality Laboratory left to right are Lloyd, Capt. Andrew Arnold, NSWC chief of staff, and Ver Hage.